What to expect
Once we get you scheduled, you will either have a phone consultation or an in person meeting with our certified clinician, Dr. LoRang. He will perform a history and determine if off-label hyperbaric treatment is appropriate for you. In tandem with your goals and your current presentation, he will work with you to develop your protocol.
On subsequent visits, you’ll work directly with our hyperbaric technicians to assist you in and out
of the chamber and to monitor you throughout your treatments.
Terminology that you may encounter
when seeking out hyperbaric treatments
This is a term used decrease pressure in the tank as you are finishing
Atmospheres absolute, unit of pressure
pounds per square inch
We will use an oxygen concentrator to provide additional oxygen
during the treatment.
When you enter a tank for treatment, our clinicians or technicians may use the
term “dive” to describe your experience as your chamber is pressurizing. This term
harkens back to the roots of this treatment modality as being heavily influenced by deep sea diving.
This is a term used to describe the tank being pressurized when you begin
WHAT TO WEAR
We ask that you wear clothing that is comfortable.
WHAT TO BRING
Your driver’s license, military ID, school ID card with a photograph or voter registration card
a. If you are a minor (under 18), you must have your parent/guardian with you for your first appointment.
We accept cash, check, credit cards, Apple Pay, Health Savings Accounts
We are unable to accept insurance for off-label hyperbaric treatments.
Please bring your preferred payment medium, as payment will be due at the time of your appointment.
Other Payment Options:
You may also wish to reach out to Green State Credit Union for possible financing options: 319-339-1000
How Long it Will Take
Typical sessions are 60 minutes in length so please allow 70-80 minutes for your entire appointment.
Contraindications to treatment:
Please see our new patient intake forms for these details.
We are pleased to offer a discounted rate at Home2 Suites by Hilton at Drake University for patients needing accommodations during their treatment at Iowa HBOT. This comfortable extended stay hotel is just a 4 minute drive to our clinic.
Use the code below to receive 20% off their Best Available Rate.
Here's the address:
Home2 Suites by Hilton Des Moines at Drake University
2650 University Avenue
Des Moines, Iowa 50311
Here are the instructions:
Go to www.home2drake.com
Enter dates for guest’s stay
Click on “Special Rates”
Enter Code 0003340268 in “Corporate Account”